Best Actress nominees Brie Larson and Alicia Vikander battle it out on the red carpet in glitzy gowns as they lead stars at 2016 Golden Globe Awards
The biggest names in film and television joined forces on Sunday for the 2016 Golden Globe Awards - one of the biggest nights on the A-list calendar.
Hollywood's best and brightest descended upon the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, and were dressed to the nines for the star-studded occasion.
And before they compete for the coveted Best Actress In A Drama award, Brie Larson and Alicia Vikander were battling it out in the style stakes on the red carpet.
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She's going for gold: Brie Larson looked stunning in Calvin Klein Collection as she arrived at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday
One to watch: Brie's fellow Best Actress nominee Alicia Vikander was a beautiful sight in a frilly white dress
Room star Brie revealed her taut stomach in a dazzling halter-neck Calvin Klein Collection gown with sexy cut-out sections.
Meanwhile Alicia, who is nominated for The Danish Girl, wore a frilly and pleated white dress which nipped in at her tiny waist and revealed a hint of sideboob.
Jane The Virgin star Gina Rodriguez, who will be hoping to win Best Actress In A Television Series Musical Or Comedy for the second year in a row, picked an off-the-shoulder midnight blue gown with full, princess style skirt.
Presenters Jaimie Alexander and Sophia Bush made sure they got noticed in sexy low-cut gowns.
Jaimie was feeling daring and picked a shimmering green dress with a neckline that plunged almost all the way to her belly button, while Sophia kept things slightly more reserved in a slinky black frock.
While Blindspot star Jaimie, 31, sported smoky eye make-up and pale pink lipstick, Chicago P.D. star Sophia, 33, took a different approach with bold red lips and subtle eyeshadow.
Drama queen: Jane The Virgin star Gina Rodriguez certainly made an entrance in her off-the-shoulder midnight blue gown
Bright and beautiful: (L-R) Emmy Rossum, America Ferrera and Joanne Froggatt went for colourful creations
Among the first to arrive was Maria Menounos, who kept things simple but stylish in a pretty white fishtail gown.
The 37-year-old flashed some cleavage in the slinky frock, which clung to her slim but curvy figure in all the right places.
Maria styled her long caramel locks in an unusual braided ponytail and finished off her glam look with nude lip gloss and dramatic smoky eye make-up.
Meanwhile Giuliana Rancic, who was providing red carpet coverage for E!.
Delicate detail: Eva Longoria (L) and Melissa Benoist wore white frocks with floral prints and embroidery as they made their arrivals
All eyes on her: Photographers were clicking away as Eva posed up a storm on the red carpet
The 41-year-old showcased her stomach in a daring tangerine cut out dress with dramatic sleeves, and also sported matching lipstick.
Giuliana, who revealed her very slender frame in the frock, teamed it with gold Manolo Blahnik sandals.
Going into Sunday's ceremony, Todd Haynes' 1950s romance Carol leads all nominees with five nods, including best picture (drama) and best actress for both of its leads, Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.
Golden girls: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Eva Green shimmered in the spotlight thanks to delicate gold gowns
Like a living doll: Malin Akerman was reminiscent of Barbie in her shimmering prom style dress
Bringing the glamour: Presenters Jaimie Alexander and Sophia Bush wowed on the red carpet
In the best picture category, it will compete with Spotlight, The Revenant, Room and Mad Max: Fury Road.
Adam McKay's finance farce The Big Short tops the comedy side with four nominations, including best picture (comedy) and nods for Steve Carell and Christian Bale.
The category's favorite, though, may be Ridley Scott's sci-fi adventure The Martian.
The two films are nominated alongside Spy, Joy and Trainwreck.
First to arrive: Maria Menounos and Giuliana Rancic led the arrivals at the event, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel
Ooh la la: Maria flashed some cleavage in a slinky white frock, which clung to her slim but curvy figure in all the right places
Capturing the moment: Nominee Alan Cumming snapped a picture of photographers before heading inside for the ceremony
Close comedy pals Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer will compete for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, alongside Melissa McCarthy, Maggie Smith and Lily Tomlin.
While their record in predicting Oscars glory has been hit-and-miss, many see the Globes as a pretty strong indicator of films and actors destined for an Academy Award on February 28.
Netflix earned a leading eight nods on the TV side, where nominations were scattered across streaming services, broadcast and cable.
Six shows come in tied for the most nominations with three: Fargo, Mr. Robot, Outlander, Transparent, American Crime and Wolf Hall.
Dressed to impress: Keltie Knight (L) and Liz Hernandez showed off their hourglass figures in flowing gowns
Showing some skin: Nancy O'Dell pulled her bold dress open to reveal a diamante paw print - and a whole lot of leg
Meanwhile, Jamie Foxx's daughter Corinne has the honour of being this year's Miss Golden Globe.
The 20 year-old senior at the University of Southern California joins a long line of famous offspring bestowed the honour.
Previous honorees include Bruce Willis's daughter Rumer; Kelsey Grammer's daughter Greer; Kevin Bacon's daughter Sosie; Clint Eastwood's daughter Francesca; Bruce Dern's daughter Laura; and Tippi Hedren's daughter Melanie Griffin.
British comedian Ricky Gervais has returned as host, taking over duties from Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. It is is fourth time hosting the ceremony.
The Golden Globe Awards are bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and recognises excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
High security: Sniffer dogs were seen checking out the red carpet before the stars arrived
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